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    Review: ‘The Tree’ Is A Harrowing, Sometimes Drab, Look At Life & Loss

    Films about the loss of a loved one – a parent, a child, a partner, a friend – have been a staple of cinema almost since its inception. Our inability to forget or move on with our lives is one of the characteristics that makes us human and filmmakers are always looking for new ways to examine how we...

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    Harry Lennix, Trisha Mann Join Cast Of Matthew Cherry's "The Last Fall" + Official Synopsis

    An actor who probably needs no introduction around here, Mr. Harry Lennix and actress Trisha Mann have joined stars Lance Gross and Nicole Beharie in 2011 Shadow And Act Filmmaker To Watch Matthew Cherry's feature film debut, The Last Fall, which begins principal photography today!

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    Marsha Norman to Write Play Dealing with Plight of Women and Girls

    The United Nations Department of Public Information, through its Creative Community Outreach Initiative (CCOI) has joined forces with Theatre for Humans a producing entity out of LA to create a play based on stories of women and girls throughout the world. The play will be "dedicated to telling the...

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    Joe Carnahan Says The 'The Grey' Is Almost Locked, Warns "Haters Prepare. Your Hopes Will Be Dashed"

    There's no doubt that we've been pretty hard on Joe Carnahan. The helmer burst onto the scene with the gritty cop drama "Narc" but squandered that goodwill with the outlandish "Smokin' Aces" and the bloated "The A-Team." However, Carnahan's next effort "The Grey" definitely looks like a step back in...

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    Marshall McLuhan Lives

    If you never studied Marshall McLuhan in school, you probably know him from his infamous cameo in Annie Hall, when Woody Allen pulls him out from behind a signpost to shame a fellow moviegoer who has been pontificating on McLuhan's theories (below).

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    Watch: Trailer For 'The Inbetweeners Movie' Shows Britain Can No Longer Claim Cultural Superiority

    While it once looked as if this summer would be dominated at the box office by the superhero flick, things haven't quite worked out that way. Instead, 2011 has been the year where the R-rated comedy boom went supernova, with "The Hangover Part II" being the second-biggest grossing film of the year, ...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: ART GOES ON FOREVER: A Tribute to The Archers, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

    Art Goes On Forever--A Tribute to The Archers from Serena Bramble on Vimeo.

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    Teresa Palmer Producing A "Very Angelina Jolie"-Like Project About Big Pharma; DreamWorks in Talks

    Actress Also Producing Documentary About HappinessTeresa Palmer's films, to date, have not been particularly glittering. High-profile, sure, but none among "Bedtime Stories," "The Sorceror's Apprentice," "Take Me Home Tonight" or "I Am Number Four," will be remembered much past the point at which th...

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    For Afghanistan’s Women, The Ordinary Is Outlawed: “Love Crimes of Kabul”

    The typical documentary about women in Islamic countries has a predictable theme: misogynistic government represses women for behavior we in the West consider innocent. On the surface, Love Crimes of Kabul (premiering on HBO tonight), about women in Afghan prisons for the “crimes” of pre-marital sex...

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    Isabelle Huppert Teaming With South Korean Director Hong Sang-Soo For Mysterious Project

    After talking up hopes of collaborating with some the South Korea's finest helmers during a trip to that country earlier this year, it looks like Gallic actress Isabelle Huppert has followed through with her word, now teaming with the prolific Hong Sang-soo for an mysterious, untitled project.

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